Copernican planets orbits diagram world system meteors 1888 Celestial printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Der kopernikanska verldssystemet.
"The Copernican world system".
(Celestial- Night Sky- Stars- Astronomy- Planets- Copernicus model of the solar system- planetary rotations).
Issued 1888, Stockholm, Sweden.
Beautiful late 19th century color lithographed celestial print. From a little known and very scarce Swedish source. Halley's comet and an 1866 meteor orbit are shown within the central diagram. In three corners are earlier models, inclulding Ptolemy, Egyptian and Tycho Brahe.
A unique image, nicely printed tinted lithography.
Well preserved, clean, nice looking example, paper displaying a pleasing gentle age patina.
Centerfold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/2"H x 17 7/8"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 10 1/2"H x 15 1/2"W.
[R19616]. Ship flat.